Definition of 'primary school'
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His local primary school was at a loss. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Arriving in a large public primary school, an aptitude test placed him in the top class, which was mostly white. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My daughter attends a very good primary school. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The youngest looked like he was primary school age. The Sun (2011)There are three primary schools nearby but many parents have opted for this one. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Labour warned that one in four primary schools was full or over capacity. The Sun (2016)She is in year two at primary school but is already thinking of a career in midwifery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The requirement will apply to all maintained primary schools and all new academies and free schools. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The local primary school is also held in high regard. The Sun (2014)And his plan to make languages compulsory in primary schools is a good one. The Sun (2007)She is unlikely to reach primary school age. The Sun (2015)And your four million primary school friends. Times, Sunday Times (2010)No one seems to dispute that a new primary school is needed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our local primary school is considering moving to trust status. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many practical problems have since emerged as some smaller infant and primary schools with no or basic kitchens will need new equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are six pupils at the primary school, and three in the nursery. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Where you get really good secondary schools, there are generally good primary schools. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Watch out for key transitions within the system, such as from infants to juniors in primary school. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They have also kept open A&E units and instituted a project aimed at providing free meals for primary school pupils. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Haiti needs free primary schools. The Sun (2010)The number of pupils leaving primary school with high test scores in English and science has declined for the second successive year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These are likely to be small infant or primary schools with no kitchens or limited facilities, some of them in remote areas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)About the middle of the nineteenth century, the first public primary schools were established, and primary education grew rapidly throughout the century. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)
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Translations for 'primary school'
British English: primary school /ˈpraɪmərɪ skuːl/ NOUN
A primary school is a school for children between the ages of 5 and 11.
...eight- to nine-year-olds in their third year at primary school.
- American English: elementary school
- Arabic: مَدْرَسَةٌ إِبْتِدَائِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: escola primária
- Chinese: 小学
- Croatian: osnovna škola
- Czech: základní škola
- Danish: grundskole
- Dutch: basisschool
- European Spanish: escuela primaria
- Finnish: ala-aste
- French: école primaire
- German: Grundschule
- Greek: δημοτικό σχολείο
- Italian: scuola elementare
- Japanese: 小学校
- Korean: 초등학교
- Norwegian: grunnskole
- Polish: szkoła podstawowa
- European Portuguese: escola primária
- Romanian: școală primară
- Russian: начальная школа
- Spanish: escuela primaria
- Swedish: lågstadiet
- Thai: โรงเรียนชั้นประถม
- Turkish: ilkokul
- Ukrainian: початкова школа
- Vietnamese: trường phổ thông cơ sở
Definition of primary school from the Collins English Dictionary
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